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Johnston Peach Blossom Festival: A Great Place to Eat
web posted March 11, 2013
JOHNSTON – At the Johnston, S.C., Peach
Blossom Festival, the tradition of mouth-watering smells and tasty
morsels will continue this year. To be a part of this tradition, food
vendors can sign-up now to be a part of the 30th annual event, held in
historic downtown Johnston on May 4.
Food vendors who are interested in participating should contact Noah
Peterson, (803) 480-0135, P.O. Box 282, Johnston, SC 29832,
Last year, thousands of patrons descended on Johnston to enjoy the day
set aside to honor the peach industry, which has been so important in
the development of the area. Each year, the Town goes all out
with the Festival to remind citizens about the peach industry and to
open its arms to visitors.
The popular Festival is taking applications for individuals,
organizations or businesses interested in being a part of event.
Applications and expressions of interest are also now being accepted in
the following areas:
· Parade: Roger Lamb, (803) 275-0438, 505
Roland Ave., Johnston, SC 29832;
· Rides: Debra Aston, (803) 275-2345, 416 Lee
St., Suite 2, Johnston, SC 29832, email@example.com.
· Pageant: The pageant will be held April 6.
Applications can be mailed to Gina Logue, 1129 Hwy. 378 East, Edgefield
SC, 29824, 637-5383; or for more information contact Janice Cleveland,
· Program Book Ads: Debra Aston, (803)
275-2345, 416 Lee St., Suite 2, Johnston, SC 29832,
· Arts and Crafts: Missy Cleveland, (803)
480-7286; 501 Weaver Road, Johnston, SC 29832,
In addition to the areas listed above, the Festival also has a Friday,
May 3, street dance in downtown Johnston, designed especially for
families. This year’s featured band will be “121 Band,” a
crowd-pleasing group from Newberry that has performed in the
entertainment portion of the Festival in the past.
For more information on the Festival, please contact Debra Aston, (803)
The Johnston Development Corporation, a non-profit volunteer
organization, sponsors the Festival. The Corporation works to aid
the community in areas such as economic development, education,
recreation, historic preservation, tourism, scientific and cultural
opportunities, and continued promotion of Johnston.
To learn more about the Festival or the Johnston Development
Corporation, visit the website at http://www.johnstondevelopmentcorp.org/.
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